Education / Research

Exploring Unique Educational Experiences

“How soon do we forget what elders used to know: That children should be raised, not left like weeds to grow.” – Art Buck Raising children often includes a formal system of education. As I explore the ways in which parents choose to teach their children, I am realizing that educational systems vary widely from … Continue reading

Education / History / Research

Join the Conversation on Unique Education

Our educational experiences shape us in important ways. My own experience within an Old Order Mennonite school has shaped me both as a person and as a student. The years spent in that one-room schoolhouse are an important part of who I am today. My current experience in a community college is also playing a … Continue reading

Education / Travel / Uncategorized

Daily Prompt: Study Abroad

If I could spend a year studying anywhere in the world, where would I go? What would I study?  Let’s set some ground rules here: money is no object; neither are work and familial responsibility; and any present studies can be interrupted without jeopardizing my career. That being the case, I am going to study … Continue reading

History / Travel / Uncategorized

The Ephrata Cloister

Earlier this year I took the time to visit the Ephrata Cloister in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. I did not tour the buildings, but just walked around the grounds. Perhaps at a later time I will return to take a closer look at this historic site.   Advertisements Continue reading